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Education, ‘food diplomacy,’ ICAO council seat among early priorities for Malaysian envoy

By Samantha Wright Allen      

The 'timing is good' for more high level visits after Canada's fall federal election, says Nor'aini Binti Abd Hamid.

Malaysia’s new High Commissioner to Canada, Nor'aini Binti Abd Hamid, pictured in her embassy in Ottawa on Sept. 17, arrived earlier this month. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Malaysia’s new high commissioner to Canada arrived just days before the federal election campaign began, but Nor’aini Binti Abd Hamid says she’ll have more than enough to keep her busy with Malaysia’s bid to keep a spot on the Montreal-based International Civil Aviation Organization council, coupled with her efforts to promote increased trade and education ties between the two countries.

Samantha Wright Allen

Samantha Wright Allen is a reporter for The Hill Times.
- swallen@hilltimes.com


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